KNUST mgt assures to support Police in probing killing of student

Dr. Norris Bekoe
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The Management of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has assured to assist to the Ashanti Regional Police Command and the family of the murdered 21-year-old Level 200 Biological Scientist Student of the University, Kwaku Adugyamfi.

Management says even though the student did not die on campus, it is ready to assist in any investigations to bring the perpetrators to book.

Police in the Ashanti Region confirmed the murder of the 21-year-old Level 200.

The body of the deceased was discovered at Sewuah New Site around 5:20pm Friday evening and according to the Ashanti Regional Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Godwin Ahianyo, “twenty-five-year-old Emmanuel Boateng, a tailor apprentice has been arrested and assisting police investigation”.

Reacting to the issue on 3FM’s Sunrise hosted by Alfred Ocansey on Monday, the University Relations Officer (URO) at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Dr. Daniel Norris Bekoe said “I can confirm that the student is a second year Biological Scientist student”.

“Management is saddened by this. We have spoken to the mother and whatever assistance they need, we will provide to the police and the family to be able to bring the perpetrators to book”.

Dr. Bekoe said “the police gave us the information but we don’t have the details now so we cannot tell whether it’s the GHS100 or the iPhone 11 pro that caused the death”.

“We know an iPhoen 11 pro which was being used by the deceased was retrieved from the suspect but let us put on record that this did not occur in the school. It occurred in the home where the student’s parents reside. He went home and then this sudden event occurred”.

By Kweku Antwi-Otoo|3news.com|Ghana

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